Enrollment for the USAO Child Development Center begins March 1 for the fall 2013 trimester. Designed for three- and four-year-olds, the acclaimed program stimulates growth in multiple areas, including social, emotional and intellectual. Snack time is just one of the many activities included each day for local children.
Beginning March 1, the University of Science and Arts will begin receiving and processing applications for fall 2013 enrollment in its acclaimed Child Development Center.
The choir is (front row) Mallorie Kimbrough of Blanchard; (center row, left to right) Jordan Danser of Chickasha, Cynthia Cunningham of Tulsa, Sarah Willouhgby of Chickasha, Amanda Whitchard of Muskogee, Rhenada Finch, accompanist; (back row, left to right) Brett Embry of Chickasha, Tory Chinn of Norman, Tasha Youngblood of Edmond, Robert Perou of Elgin, Tyler Heilaman of Duncan, Blake Trammel of Chickasha and Oscar Hernandez of Chickasha.
The USAO Chamber Choir shows off its new members while preparing for upcoming performances. The choir is scheduled to perform on March 8,9 in Norman with the All-Collegiate Chorus, sponsored by the Oklahoma Choir Director Association. It will be featured in a spring concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. on April 9 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. The choir will also perform at USAO’s Commencement ceremony on April 19.
Lindsay Robbins, a junior music major from Moore, and Olen Cox, a senior music major from Hugo, joined top instrumentalists from all over the state for a performance with the Oklahoma All-Collegiate Honor Band.
Two members of the concert band at the University of Science and Arts performed with the Oklahoma All-Collegiate Honor Band last month.
Olen Cox, a senior music major from Hugo, and junior Lindsay Robbins, a music major from Moore, were selected from applicants statewide for the ensemble, which is composed of the top collegiate musicians statewide.
Dr. Elaine Pagels is the keynote speaker for the upcoming Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium. Pagels is scheduled to deliver the keynote address based on her new book about the Book of Revelation beginning at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Few books in the Bible inspire more conversation and controversy than the Book of Revelation. For some, it is read as a blueprint of future events. For others, it is a tantalizing glimpse into the worldview of first century Christians as they suffered persecution at the hands of Rome.
One of the pre-eminent scholars of early Christian history, Dr. Elaine Pagels will present the research from her most recent book Revelations:Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation as part of the 7th annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium at the University of Science and Arts.
Pagels is scheduled to deliver her keynote address beginning at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.
“Master of the Saints” (pictured here) is just one of artist Donna Adams’ paintings featured in the show Hommage currently on display in the Nesbitt Gallery at USAO. Adams will be on hand for an artist’s reception beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the gallery to meet visitors and talk about her work.
Artist Donna Adams draws from an unlikely source in her exploration of women’s journey throughout history.
“As inspiration, I have studied ancient female symbols and explored the voluptuous shapes of pears as a feministic expression of women’s journey through time,” Adams says.
The Nesbitt Gallery is scheduled to host an artist’s reception for Hommage, a collection of Adams’ paintings, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 16 with Adams in attendance to meet the public and answer questions about her work.
A faculty member at the University of Science and Arts participated in a symposium dedicated to discussing ethnic stereotypes in sports at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Who will sculpt the famous likeness of renowned storyteller Te Ata Fisher? Pictured here in 1918 is Te Ata (1895-1995), the subject of a new public art project underway at USAO. Five artists chosen by the selection committee will be on campus Feb. 7 to present their vision for the statue, which will be visible to visitors approaching the university from Grand Avenue.
Five sculptors are scheduled to visit the University of Science and Arts on Feb. 7 to present their vision for the previously announced statue of famed American Indian storyteller Te Ata.
The USAO Honor Roll recognizes students whose grade point average is 3.5 or higher for 12 or more hours of class work. The Regents Honor Roll recognizes those who have been named to the USAO Honor Roll for three or more consecutive trimesters. The honor rolls were created to recognize and encourage academic excellence.
More than 220 students at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater during the fall 2012 trimester and were named to the university’s honor rolls, the USAO registrar has announced.
The newly-opened Nobbs Wellness Center serves the headquarters for Make Marble Pay, a wellness initiative designed to raise money for the general scholarship fund at USAO. The program, now entering its third year, has raised nearly $7000 and has set a goal of another $5000 for 2013.
A scholarship drive designed to promote healthy eating and wellness begins its third year with more tools for participants to meet their goals. Three iPad minis are to be given away as grand prizes.
The program, called Make Marble Pay, kicks off Monday, Jan. 21 in the Nobbs Wellness Center, located in the USAO Student Center. Those interested in participating are invited to weigh-in between 9 a.m. and noon at any time during the spring term.
Members of the Chicago Tap Theatre entertain a full house at a recent concert that was part of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series at USAO. The Kirkpatrick Family Fund joined a host of national, state and local sponsors of the series with a recent donation. The next event in the series features the Texas Boys Choir on March 1.
The Kirkpatrick Family Fund joins the list of sponsors for the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series with a donation towards the recent performance by the Chicago Tap Theatre.